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Chapter 7 Enviro Vocab
Biomes
Climate
Desert
Forest
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
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Biomes
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
Climate
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14 terms
Unit 4- Types of Ecosystems (Terrestrial)
Biome
Climate
Latitude
Altitude
A large region characterized by a specific type of climate an…
Refers to the weather conditions, such as temperature, precip…
The distance north or south of the equator and is measured in…
The height of an object above sea level.
Biome
A large region characterized by a specific type of climate an…
Climate
Refers to the weather conditions, such as temperature, precip…
Ecosystems Vocabulary
biome
aquatic life zones
ecotone
deciduous forests
terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
marine and freshwater portions of the biosphere. Examples inc…
a region of transition between two biological communities.
forests that are dominated by trees that lose their leaves ea…
biome
terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
aquatic life zones
marine and freshwater portions of the biosphere. Examples inc…
Inhabitants of Earth & Relationships - Ecosystems
biomes
aquatic life zones
ecotone
ecozone
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
marine and freshwater portions of the biosphere.
a transitional zone where ecosystems meet.
region based on its ecological characteristics.
biomes
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
aquatic life zones
marine and freshwater portions of the biosphere.
8 terms
Chapter 7
Weather
Climate
Greenhouse gas
Greenhouse effect
Short teem changes in the temperature, barometric pressure, h…
Physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
Gas in the earths lower atmosphere that caused the greenhouse…
Natural effect that releases heat in the atmosphere near the…
Weather
Short teem changes in the temperature, barometric pressure, h…
Climate
Physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
6 terms
Chapter 7 APES
biomes
climate
ocean currents
permafrost
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
Physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
Mass movements of surface water produced by prevailing winds…
Underground soil in which captured water stays frozen for mor…
biomes
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
climate
Physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
46 terms
Ecosystems, Ecological, Succession and Biomes Vocabulary
Ecosystem
Biotic Factor
Abiotic Factor
Organism
One or more communities of different species interacting with…
Any living component that affects the population of another o…
A nonliving condition or thing, as climate or habitat, that i…
Any form of life.
Ecosystem
One or more communities of different species interacting with…
Biotic Factor
Any living component that affects the population of another o…
9 terms
Ch 51.4 Terrestrial Biomes
The structure and distribution of terr…
Major life zones characterized by vege…
________is very important in determini…
Climate affects the __________ pattern…
climate and disturbance
Biomes
Climate
latitudinal
The structure and distribution of terr…
climate and disturbance
Major life zones characterized by vege…
Biomes
13 terms
Ecosystems
Biomes
Aquatic life zones
Ecotone
Ecozone
terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
marine and freshwater portions of the biosphere
a region of transition between two biological communities
the broadest biogeographic division of the Earth's land surfa…
Biomes
terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
Aquatic life zones
marine and freshwater portions of the biosphere
11 terms
APES 7
Biome
Climate
Currents
Desert
terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
mass movements of surface water produced by prevailing winds…
biome in which evaporation exceeds precipitation and the aver…
Biome
terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
Climate
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
6 terms
APES Chapter 7 Vocab
ocean currents
greenhouse gases
greenhouse effect
rain shadow effect
Mass movements of surface water produced by prevailing winds…
Gases in the earth's lower atmosphere (troposphere) that caus…
Natural effect that releases heat in the atmosphere near the…
Low precipitation on the leeward side of a mountain when prev…
ocean currents
Mass movements of surface water produced by prevailing winds…
greenhouse gases
Gases in the earth's lower atmosphere (troposphere) that caus…
Ecology Flashcards
abiotic
aquatic life zone
autotroph
biodiversity
nonliving
marine and freshwater parts of the ecosphere. Examples: fresh…
an organism that can produce its own foods
Concept includes the variety of different species (species di…
abiotic
nonliving
aquatic life zone
marine and freshwater parts of the ecosphere. Examples: fresh…
APES Chapter Seven Terms
Biomes
Climate
Greenhouse Effect
Ocean Currents
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
Physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
Natural effect that releases heat in the atmosphere near the…
Mass movements of the surface water produced by prevailing wi…
Biomes
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
Climate
Physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
Ch 7 apes
Biomes
Climate
Greenhouse effect
Greenhouse gases
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
Physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on we…
Natural effect that releases heat in the atmosphere near the…
Gases in the earths lower atmosphere that causes the greenhou…
Biomes
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
Climate
Physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on we…
46 terms
Ecosystems, Ecological, Succession and Biomes Vocabulary
Ecosystem
Biotic Factor
Abiotic Factor
Organism
One or more communities of different species interacting with…
Any living component that affects the population of another o…
A nonliving condition or thing, as climate or habitat, that i…
Any form of life.
Ecosystem
One or more communities of different species interacting with…
Biotic Factor
Any living component that affects the population of another o…
8 terms
APES Chapter 7
weather
climate
ocean currents
greenhouse gas
short-term changes in the temperature, barometric pressure, h…
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
mass movements of surface water produced by prevailing winds…
gases in the earth's lower atmosphere that cause the greenhou…
weather
short-term changes in the temperature, barometric pressure, h…
climate
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
18 terms
AP Environmental Science: Chapter 5
Biomes
Chaparral biome
Climate
Coniferous forest biome
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
Has a moderate climate but its dense thickets of spiny shrubs…
Physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
a terrestrial biome found in temperate regions of the world w…
Biomes
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
Chaparral biome
Has a moderate climate but its dense thickets of spiny shrubs…
Ch 7 Terrestrial Biomes
albedo
altitude
arid
biome
Ability of a surface to reflect light
Height above sea level
A desert or other area with an arid climate has little precip…
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of vegetation…
albedo
Ability of a surface to reflect light
altitude
Height above sea level
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APES Chapter 5: Climate and Biomes
weather
climate
ocean currents
upwelling
short-term changes in the temperature, barometric pressure, h…
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
the steady flow of ocean water in a prevailing direction
movement of nutrient-rich bottom water to the ocean's surface…
weather
short-term changes in the temperature, barometric pressure, h…
climate
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
APES Ch.7 Vocabulary
weather
climate
currents
greenhouse gases
short-term changes in the temperature, barometric pressure, h…
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
mass movements of surface water produced by prevailing winds…
gases in the earth's lower atmosphere (troposphere) that caus…
weather
short-term changes in the temperature, barometric pressure, h…
climate
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
21 terms
AICE-EM Chapter 5: Climate and Biomes Vocab
weather
climate
ocean currents
upwelling
short-term changes in the temperature, barometric pressure, h…
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
the steady flow of ocean water in a prevailing direction
movement of nutrient-rich bottom water to the ocean's surface…
weather
short-term changes in the temperature, barometric pressure, h…
climate
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
115 terms
Goal 2.8 Humans and Sustainability
Abiotic
Adaptation
Aerobic respiration
Aquaculture
Nonliving
any genetically controlled structural, physiological, or beha…
Complex process that occurs in the cells of most living organ…
growing and harvesting fish and shellfish for human use in fr…
Abiotic
Nonliving
Adaptation
any genetically controlled structural, physiological, or beha…
Chapter 7
biome
climate
greenhouse gases
ocean currents
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
Physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
Gases in the earth's lower atmo¬sphere (troposphere) that cau…
Mass movements of surface water pro¬duced by prevailing winds…
biome
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
climate
Physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
APES VOCAB: 7
weather
climate
currents
greenhouse gasses
- short-term changes in the temperature, barometric pressure,…
- physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on…
mass movements of surface water produced by prevailing winds…
- gasses in the earth's lower atmosphere (troposphere) that c…
weather
- short-term changes in the temperature, barometric pressure,…
climate
- physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on…
7 terms
Biomes
Altitude
Altitude
Biome
Climate
height of an object above an area such as sea level
along with latitude it can determine the amount of life in th…
large region characterized by a specific type of climate and…
determine the type of plants in a biome
Altitude
height of an object above an area such as sea level
Altitude
along with latitude it can determine the amount of life in th…
6 terms
AP Enviro Ch.3 Part 2
Atmosphere
Aquatic Life Zones
Natural Greenhouse Effect
Stratosphere
Whole mass of air surrounding the earth
Marine and fresh water portions of the biosphere
Heat buildup in the troposphere caused by the presence of cer…
Second layer of the atmosphere, extending about 17-48km (11-3…
Atmosphere
Whole mass of air surrounding the earth
Aquatic Life Zones
Marine and fresh water portions of the biosphere
17 terms
APES chapter 7 vocab
weather
climate
greenhouse gases
global air circulation
short term changes in the temperature, barometric pressure, h…
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
gases in the earth's lower atmosphere that cause the greenhou…
as air over the equator is heated, it rises and moves toward…
weather
short term changes in the temperature, barometric pressure, h…
climate
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
Enviro 3.2
Atmosphere
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Greenhouse Gases
A thin spherical envelope of gases surrounding the earth's su…
Innermost layer of the atmosphere. It contains about 75% of t…
Second layer of the atmosphere, extending about 17-48 kilomet…
Water vapor, carbon dioxide, and methane - located in the tro…
Atmosphere
A thin spherical envelope of gases surrounding the earth's su…
Troposphere
Innermost layer of the atmosphere. It contains about 75% of t…
Environmental science vocabulary
abiotic
aquatic life zones
biodiversity
biomass
nonliving
marine and freshwater portions of the biosphere
variety of different species, genetic variability among indiv…
organic matter produced by plants and other photosynthetic pr…
abiotic
nonliving
aquatic life zones
marine and freshwater portions of the biosphere
AP Enviro Ch. 7 Vocab
Biomes
Climate
Desert
Forest
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life
Physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
Biome in which evaporation exceeds precipitation
Biome with enough average annual precipitation to support the…
Biomes
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life
Climate
Physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
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Chapter 52: terrestrial biomes
biomes
climograph
ecotone
canopy
major life zones characterized by vegetation type or by the p…
plot of the annual mean temperature and precipitation in a pa…
the area of intergradation which can be wide or narrow
upper layer of the forest (rain forest)
biomes
major life zones characterized by vegetation type or by the p…
climograph
plot of the annual mean temperature and precipitation in a pa…
46 terms
Ecosystems, Ecological, Succession and Biomes Vocabulary
Ecosystem
Biotic Factor
Abiotic Factor
Organism
one or more communities of different species interacting with…
any living component that affects the population of another o…
a nonliving condition or thing, as climate or habitat, that i…
any form of life.
Ecosystem
one or more communities of different species interacting with…
Biotic Factor
any living component that affects the population of another o…
9 terms
AP Enviro Chapter 7 Vocab
biome
climate
desert
forest
terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
biome in which evaporation exceeds precipitation and the aver…
biome with enough average annual precipitation to support the…
biome
terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
climate
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
34 terms
Biomes
biome
savanna
desert
tundra
A large region characterized by a specific type of climate an…
A tropical grassland biome with scattered individual trees, l…
A type of biome characterized by low moisture levels and infr…
Biome characterized as a frozen desert where permafrost exist…
biome
A large region characterized by a specific type of climate an…
savanna
A tropical grassland biome with scattered individual trees, l…
9 terms
Ch 51.4 Terrestrial Biomes
The structure and distribution of terr…
Major life zones characterized by vege…
________is very important in determini…
Climate affects the __________ pattern…
climate and disturbance
Biomes
Climate
latitudinal
The structure and distribution of terr…
climate and disturbance
Major life zones characterized by vege…
Biomes
apes chapter 7
weather
climate
ocean currents
greenhouse gases
short-term changes in the temperature barometric pressure hum…
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on th…
mass movements of surface water produced by prevailing winds…
gas is in the earths lower atmosphere troposphere the cost th…
weather
short-term changes in the temperature barometric pressure hum…
climate
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on th…
24 terms
Aquatic Biomes
Terrestrial Biome
Streams
Lakes
Standing water
named according to climax vegetation of the region: climax ve…
A body of water that moves constantly in one direction
A body of water that is surrounded by land it can be fresh wa…
lakes and pond
Terrestrial Biome
named according to climax vegetation of the region: climax ve…
Streams
A body of water that moves constantly in one direction
15 terms
Unit 1B Ecosystems
Biomes
Aquatic life zones
Ecotone
Ecozone
terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
marine and freshwater portions of the biosphere. Examples inc…
A transitional zone between two ecological communities, as be…
an area of the Earth determined by distribution of flora and…
Biomes
terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
Aquatic life zones
marine and freshwater portions of the biosphere. Examples inc…
8 terms
APES (Miller) Chapter 7
weather
greenhouse effect
rain shadow effect
ocean currents
Short-term changes in the temperature, barometric pressure, h…
Natural effect that releases heat in the atmosphere near the…
Low precipitation on the leeward side of a mountain when prev…
Mass movements of surface water produced by prevailing winds…
weather
Short-term changes in the temperature, barometric pressure, h…
greenhouse effect
Natural effect that releases heat in the atmosphere near the…
Chapter 7 APES Terms
Weather
Climate
Currents
Greenhouse Gases
A local area's short term temperature, precipitation, humidit…
An area's general pattern of atmospheric or weather condition…
Prevailing winds that are blowing over the oceans produce mas…
Gases in the earth's lower atmosphere that cause the greenhou…
Weather
A local area's short term temperature, precipitation, humidit…
Climate
An area's general pattern of atmospheric or weather condition…
8 terms
7.2 and 7.3
major biomes
biomes change with ___ and ___
___ and ___ classify a biome
there are ___ in each biome
large land regions with certain types of climate and dominant…
latitude and elevation
climate and vegetation
microbiomes
major biomes
large land regions with certain types of climate and dominant…
biomes change with ___ and ___
latitude and elevation
Biomes 52.2 AP Bio Campbells
Biomes
Climate
Terrestrial
Climograph
major life zones characterized by vegetation type or physical…
the long term prevailing weather conditions in a given area-e…
vegetation type
plots the annual mean temp. and precipitation in a region
Biomes
major life zones characterized by vegetation type or physical…
Climate
the long term prevailing weather conditions in a given area-e…
APES Chapter 7 Vocab
Biome
Climate
Desert
Forest
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
Physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
Biome in which evaporation exceeds precipitation and the aver…
Biome with enough average annual precipitation to support the…
Biome
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
Climate
Physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
8 terms
AP Env Chapter 7
weather
climate
ocean currents
greenhouse gas
short-term changes in temperature and other conditions the tr…
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
mass movement of surface water produced by prevailing winds b…
gases in the earth's lower atmosphere that causes the greenho…
weather
short-term changes in temperature and other conditions the tr…
climate
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
46 terms
APES Chapter 3 Vocabulary
atmosphere
autotroph
biogeochemical cycle
biome
mass of air surrounding the earth
organism that uses solar or chemical energy to manufacture th…
natural processes that recycle nutrients in various chemical…
terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
atmosphere
mass of air surrounding the earth
autotroph
organism that uses solar or chemical energy to manufacture th…
Terrestrial (ecosystems) Biomes Chapter 23
What are life zones characterized by?
Why is climate important in determinin…
Precipitation and temperature of Terre…
What can terrestrial biomes be charact…
Vegetation type and physical environment
Climate affects latitudinal patterns of terrestrial biomes, p…
Precipitation and temperature influence water availability an…
distribution, precipitation, temperature, plants (dominant pl…
What are life zones characterized by?
Vegetation type and physical environment
Why is climate important in determinin…
Climate affects latitudinal patterns of terrestrial biomes, p…
APES Chapter 5: Climate and Biomes Vocab
weather
climate
ocean currents
upwelling
short-term changes in the temperature, barometric pressure, h…
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
the steady flow of ocean water in a prevailing direction
movement of nutrient-rich bottom water to the ocean's surface…
weather
short-term changes in the temperature, barometric pressure, h…
climate
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
13 terms
AP Environmental 1B
Biomes
Aquatic life zones
Ecotone
Ecozone
terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
marine and freshwater portions of the biosphere. examples inc…
the transition from one type of habitat or ecosystem to anoth…
the particular mix of plant and animal species occupying any…
Biomes
terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
Aquatic life zones
marine and freshwater portions of the biosphere. examples inc…
25 terms
Pre-AP Biology Unit 12 Vocabulary List 1
Biosphere
Ecology
Biotic Factor
Abiotic Factor
Consists of all life on Earth and all parts of the Earth in w…
The branch of biology that deals with the relations of organi…
Any living part of the environment with which an organism mig…
The non-living parts of an ecosystem such as soil, climate an…
Biosphere
Consists of all life on Earth and all parts of the Earth in w…
Ecology
The branch of biology that deals with the relations of organi…
21 terms
APES Chapter 7: Climate and Biomes Vocab (Miller 16)
weather
climate
ocean currents
upwelling
short-term changes in the temperature, barometric pressure, h…
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
the steady flow of ocean water in a prevailing direction
movement of nutrient-rich bottom water to the ocean's surface…
weather
short-term changes in the temperature, barometric pressure, h…
climate
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
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